Talisman Summer Camp | Summer Programs

Talisman Summer Camp


Talisman offers an adventure program of hiking, camping, white-water rafting, rock climbing and canoeing for young people with attentional disorders, learning disabilities, autism and Asperger's syndrome. Focused on social skills development, personal regulation and self-esteem, the camp is open to physically nonaggressive children with an IQ of 85 or above.

General Info

Name Talisman Summer Camp
Location Zirconia, NC
Year-round Contacts 855-588-8254
Program Focuses & Features ADD, ADHD, Adventure Travel, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Canoeing, Crafts, Emotional Disturbances, Hiking, Kayaking, Learning Disabilities, Mountain Trips, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Ropes Course, Sailing, Swimming, White-water Rafting, Wilderness Camping, Wilderness Canoeing
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 8-21
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Linda Tatsapaugh, Executive Director
Residential Fee $1500-4085, 2-3 weeks.
Year Established 1980
Sponsor Aspen Education Group
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 6 sessions, 2-3 weeks long


Linda Tatsapaugh, Executive Director